A very simple introduction to tubas, their history, what they sound like, what they look like, and how they are played. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, a phonetic glossary, informative captions and sidebars, sources for further research including websites, an index, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||8 x 9.5|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||3.2|
|ATOS Interest Level||LG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||61809|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- The Tuba
- Brass Instruments
- How Old Are Tubas?
- Parts of a Tuba
- The Tubas Shape
- How Do You Play a Tuba?
- Other Brass Instruments
- To Learn More
- Index and About the Author
Author: Bob Temple
Bob Temple, who also writes under the name Carl Emerson, is the author of more than 20 nonfiction books for children and young adults, and seven Internet-related titles. Bob holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of St. Thomas and is an award-winning journalist who has enjoyed a 16-year career in newspapers and online journalism. He is also the president of an editorial services and Web content firm based in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. He enjoys traveling, playing golf, and spending time with his wife and three children. Bob lives in Rosemount, Minnesota.
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